Sweepstakes! What would you change in Illustrator or Photoshop? Fashion designers opinions wanted?

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Fashion designers! What are the most troubling issues that you have had or are having with Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop? What would you add inside of either software to fix it? Get an answer from the creators of Illustrator and Photoshop the “Adobe Team”**.

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How long have you been using Photoshop? Happy 20th Birthday!

last year was photoshop‘s 20th birthday.

during adobe  max’s 2010 conference i was able to explore and take some pictures of the evolution of the photoshop software since it’s very first version. Continue reading “How long have you been using Photoshop? Happy 20th Birthday!”

Celebrating 500 fans on facebook with files and video tutorial

Today any click-able text will take you to FB page: Thank you for FashionChalkboard.com’s 500 fans mile stone! Celebrate with me on my facebook page by being inspired, watching the videos and downloading the pdf and ai file to keep and take apart.What will you learn? Learn to use simple tools like the ellipse tool in Illustrator combined with Illustrator CS5 new width tool to create brushes  to create a beautiful pattern print for your fashion flat sketches. Continue reading “Celebrating 500 fans on facebook with files and video tutorial”

How to draw a fashion flat sketch in Illustrator? Part 1 understanding the final result first

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All beginnings are hard, but they can be made a lot easier by taking the time to understand the problem or in our case flat sketch first. This video which is part of our beginner course  “Adobe ® Illustrator ® for Fashion Design”, will show you how to take existing flat sketches apart and explain what needs to happen when you draw your first fashion flat sketch.

 

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Seamless pattern in Illustrator tutorial on youtube

Click here to check out this new social profile website.While there watch your seamless video tutorial by clicking on the youtube icon

Where are the free friday fashion webinars?

For those of you who have come to my site wondering about the “webinar situation”…

I have had a bit of a health scare this summer and I am going to have surgery in September.

With that said, I have a target of resuming the webinars in late October of 2011.

The easiest way to stay informed about the webinars is to connect with me on twitter and facebook. Continue reading “Where are the free friday fashion webinars?”

How close do you want to get to MCQueen’s Fashion collections?

 

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Alexander McQueen’s spring 2011 Costume Institute exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Savage Beauty,has come to and end on August 7. 2011. Continue reading “How close do you want to get to MCQueen’s Fashion collections?”

Beginner Illustrator and beginner Photoshop training – non fashion design

Read more about the upcoming beginner intensives with video access (special pricing).
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Free Friday Mini Fashion Webinar- Flat sketches and fabrics in Photshop

Do your hand sketches look great and you do not want to use the computer to draw them because you are quickly done doing it with traditional pencil and paper?
You can have the best of both the hand sketched fashion flats and using Photoshop for bringing the fabrics inside.
Join me for a quick free webinar covering the 3 different ways that you need to know to put textiles, fabrics into flat sketches inside of Photoshop CS5 Continue reading “Free Friday Mini Fashion Webinar- Flat sketches and fabrics in Photshop”